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    by my side

    She was sitting by my side when the giant came.

    Is this sentence grammatically and semantically perfect?

    If yes, can I replace the word `sitting' by `sleeping' to mean `She was sleeping beside me when the giant came'.

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    Re: by my side

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    She was sitting by my side when the giant came.

    Is this sentence grammatically and semantically perfect?

    If yes, can I replace the word `sitting' by `sleeping' to mean `She was sleeping beside me when the giant came'.
    Yes, you can

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    Talking Re: by my side

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Smith View Post
    Yes, you can
    I was by her side when the giant came and devoured her.

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